Born and raised in Jakarta Indonesia, Maliekah found herself excited about investment in emerging markets, wanting to be a part of the Indonesian tech landscape. Maliekah joined AC Ventures after graduating from King’s College and Imperial College London, with a vision to contribute to Indonesia’s already burgeoning tech ecosystem in search for the next big solution. Prior to joining ACV, Maliekah worked in Risk-Finance at Thomson Reuters London where she carried out strategy and growth projects for products such as Risk Management Services, Customer & Third-Party Risk and Pricing & Reference Services.
As an undergraduate student at King’s College London, Maliekah received the King’s Experience Entrepreneurship Award for her work at a student-led socio-entrepreneurship organization called Enactus KCL. Through this experience, Maliekah developed a passion for working with various projects around the globe, especially those that address large societal issues in underserved markets. Maliekah finds similar characteristics in Indonesia’s tech ecosystem today, allowing her to engage in innovative solutions that lead consumers and businesses into digitization.
Today, Maliekah focuses on investments in the region, primarily covering eCommerce, logistics, agriculture and other lucrative consumer models. As an investment associate, Maliekah positions herself as a full-spectrum investor, focused on deal sourcing and qualification, deal analysis and due-diligence, and portfolio management and development. Maliekah supports portfolio entrepreneurs in fundraising, operations, business development, strategy and team development.
Maliekah is also a theatre enthusiast, amateur explorer, and an admirer of alternative healing methods. During her free time, Maliekah devotes herself to eating, travelling, journaling and hunting for the best Es Kopi Susu in town.